We say: Stop judging ministries that have been sincerely serving Catholic folks for decades. Stop judging LGBT Catholics trying to find their place in the church so they can tend to their spiritual lives.
Windows of the Cathedral of the Assumption and its offices facing South Fifth Street in downtown Louisville were covered with plywood as a precaution May 30 after a second day of peaceful protests turned to violence and vandalism overnight.
In normal times, pastors say, churches would be places for grieving or even organizing in response to events like George Floyd's death. But in these times, local Catholic communities are finding other ways to show solidarity.
Distinctly Catholic: Religious exercise in Minnesota is not threatened by a Democratic governor but by a nonpartisan virus. And the bishops there need a reminder about what the church actually teaches about religious liberty.